Release date2 December 1983 (1983-12-02) WriterFyodor Dostoevsky (novel), Aki Kaurismaki (screenplay), Pauli Pentti (screenplay) Initial releaseDecember 2, 1983 (Finland) ScreenplayAki Kaurismaki, Pauli Pentti CastMarkku Toikka (Antti Rahikainen), Aino Seppo (Eeva Laakso), Esko Nikkari (Inspector Pennanen), Olli Tuominen (Detective Snellman), Hannu Lauri (Department head Heinonen), Matti Pellonpää (Nikander) Similar moviesDirected by Aki Kaurismaki, Story by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Set in Finland
TaglineCrime and Punishment
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Crime and Punishment (Finnish title: Rikos ja rangaistus) is a 1983 film directed by Aki Kaurismäki. It is the first full-length film by Kaurismäki which is based on Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel of the same name, Crime and Punishment. The main character in the film is called Rahikainen.